Over the ten years up to 2016 the output value of Scottish soft fruit has increased by £66 million to an estimated £115 million.
Strawberries accounted for £84 million, 73% of the overall value of soft fruit.
Raspberries accounted for £12 million, 10% of the overall value of soft fruit.
In the ten years up to 2016 strawberry production has increased by 77% to 11,000 tonnes. The price of strawberries has also risen by 29% to £720 per tonne.
Tayside has 70% of the land used for orchard and soft fruit in Scotland.
Grampian, Fife, the Scottish Borders and the Lothians also produce large quantities of soft fruits.
The latest research by the James Hutton Institute shows evidence that polyphenols from berries can have a range of digestive benefits. This could prove beneficial to cardiovascular health, weight management and the control of type-2 diabetes.